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JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on the firing of the chair of the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (all times local):
Alaska governor removes French as oil, gas commission chair
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Gov. Mike Dunleavy has fired the chair of a state commission tasked with overseeing oil and gas drilling in Alaska, saying Hollis French was neglectful in his...
North Slope police identify Alaska worker killed at oilfield
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Authorities have identified the Alaska worker killed last week at a North Slope oil field as 36-year-old Shawn Huber.
Huber died early Dec. 7 at Milne Point in what the North Slope Borough Police Department said was an "equipment accident," the Anchorage Daily News reported Thursday.
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on confirmations of gubernatorial appointees by the Alaska Legislature (all times local):
A divided Alaska Legislature has confirmed Hollis French as a commissioner for a state agency that oversees oil and gas drilling, development and production.
Walker appoints French to oil and gas commission
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Former state Sen. Hollis French has been appointed to a commission overseeing oil and gas drilling in Alaska.
Gov. Bill Walker said French's experience in the oil industry will make him a valuable addition to the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission. The appointment is subject to legislative approval.
Walker's office says French brings 13 years of oil field experience to the job. French worked in the industry before becoming a...